UrbanBloc is a design and manufacturing company that transforms used steel shipping containers into elegant, edgy, and hyper-functional small commercial buildings including cafes, beer tasting rooms, restaurants, retail stores and offices. We are at the forefront of an exciting new movement in the modular building and commercial real estate industry!

Located in San Leandro close to public transport, we combine our design studio and manufacturing plant in one.  Go to our website www.urbanbloc.net for more information. 

We are currently seeking experienced and apprentice level hands-on carpenters, welders and general well-rounded builders to work on our next projects.  This could easily develop into a full-time position for the right candidate.

Our ideal candidates would have the following qualifications:


Proficiency in at least one of the following skill sets:

·       Carpentry

·       Cabinet making


We look for people who:

·       Have a passion for making things, we build what we design

·       Attention to detail

·       Strong organizational skills

·       Ability to work as part of a team

·       Want to grow professionally



·       Formal skills training/certification would be valued but a history of making things or working in the trades is even more important



·       $15/hr - $30/hr depending on experience level


If you possess these attributes, seek a positive working environment where you can contribute and grow, can start immediately, please respond with an email and include the following:


·       Your resume

·       Two references


Email your cover letter and resume to:

Martha Trela


Mark Martin, PhD
Regional Director (DSN), Bay Area
Advanced Manufacturing Workforce Development
California Community Colleges

(650) 248-7728

Interested in How Things are Made?